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Statutory Address:

The building or site itself may lie within the boundary of more than one authority.

South Hams (District Authority)
National Grid Reference:
SX 52784 51973


SX 55 SW BRIXTON WEMBURY ROAD 3/11 Combe Farmhouse


Farmhouse. C16 with early C17, C18 and early C19 extensions. Slate rubble, partly rendered and with granite dressings. Slate roof with gabled ends, early C19 extension has hipped roof. Two storeys. The original C16 house to the north west has been shortened at the lower (north) end from the cross passage. The cross passage (to left) has hollow chamfered four-centred arch doorway with carved spandrels and ovolo outer order. The gabled porch has similar doorway with remains of label. Slate rubble ridge chimney stack at higher end of the hall and another (formerly external) stack at the rear and now within the rear wing. Early C17 wing to south west forming L-shaped plan, retaining remains of granite window frames, some reused and mostly blocked. External chimney stack on the south wall. At the rear, circa C18 wing with hipped roof and external chimney stack on the south side. Early C19 extension on the east end of the C18 wing, is taller and has low pitched hipped roof and large external chimney stack on south wall. Various windows, mainly, C19 casements and some sashes. Interior: Early C17 south west wing has intersecting ceiling beams with carved running leaf and ribbon decoration and heavily moulded joists. Stone newel staircase probably originally projecting from the orginal range. Fire places are blocked.

Listing NGR: SX5278451973


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This building is listed under the Planning (Listed Buildings and Conservation Areas) Act 1990 as amended for its special architectural or historic interest.

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Date: 01 Mar 2005
Reference: IOE01/11908/33
Rights: Copyright IoE Mr Gerald Rendle. Source Historic England Archive
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